Nature morte de Pêches et poires by Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne’s “Nature morte de Pêches et poires” is an epitome of his profound influence on the art world, embodying a pivotal period in his career where he aspired to bring a new objectivity to painting. This artwork, meticulously crafted between 1885 and 1887, represents Cézanne’s innate ability to breathe life into still life paintings, making them vibrant and dynamic​1​.

In October 2018, John Davies Framing had the privilege to frame this masterpiece, choosing the Cezanne Cassetta frame with a 1 cm beige canvas slip. The frame, carved from lime wood on a pine base, is gessoed and gilded with 23.4 carat gold leaf with an 11 cm profile width. This framing not only encapsulates the artwork but enhances its essence, rendering a complete visual delight.

Learn more about the artwork and Cézanne’s groundbreaking contributions to art on Christie’s and the auction page.